Been getting lots of email about these Traffic exchanges/Safelists programs that does the job of promoting your designated links if you reciprocate by clicking on links of their other members. This is anyway my understanding of such programs.
So my query, mainly going out to those who use these programs, is that are these programs worth spending your valuable time and money in trying to get targeted traffic to links you may be promoting (money cause all these programs have both free and paid upgrade option with paid option obviously highlighted to get better results) OR is it the case that it is not effective strategy to deploy.
Even though I have not yet tried these programs for couple of websites I wish to start promoting, my hunch is that everybody ends up promoting their biz opps with the result that you get distracted in doing your job which is to promote your own site.
Also if you could list any such programs that you have used and gotten good results from - No affiliate links plz.
Thanks in advance and look forward to feedback.